Highlighted by two significant Kentucky Derby (G1) preps and the return of the juvenile filly champion in the Davona Dale (G2), Saturday’s stakes calendar is action-packed.
Fair Grounds has put together a stellar weekday program in celebration of the local holiday of Mardi Gras.
Weather and track conditions will be the X-factor on Fair Grounds’ Louisiana Derby Preview Day card on Saturday.
Horses of interest for the Sam Houston Bet Back offer for Wednesday’s live racing.
Provided there is no single winning ticket on Friday’s card, expect a big pool in Saturday’s Rainbow Pick 6 at Santa Anita.
There’ll be a lot of potentially significant stakes to digest on Saturday from coast to coast. Unfortunately, more than a few have short fields, likely short-priced winners, or both.
There are plenty of enticing wagering options available on the back half of Saturday’s blockbuster card at Gulfstream Park, including the 50-cent all-graded stakes Pick 5. Here’s how we’ll attack the sequence.
Saturday’s “Road to the Derby Kickoff” card at Fair Grounds is a marathon 13-race program filled with stakes, maidens for 3-year-olds, and a two-turn allowance for up-and-coming classic prospects.
The second card of Sam Houston’s 2021 season on Saturday night features the jackpot Space City Pick 6 wager with a mandatory payout.
Detroit Race Course, in Livonia, was the most successful of Michigan’s tracks, seeing the likes of Black Tie Affair and Damascus.
The Cross Country Pick 5 at Aqueduct and Churchill Downs on Black Friday is nearly an all-stakes challenging sequence with few apparent stick outs.
Vance Hanson handicaps the Fair Grounds kick off on Thanksgiving Day with an attractive 10-race card to commence an exciting 2020-21 winter meet.